Shikarpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Vidhan Sabha constituency
Shikarpur is located in Bihar
Location in Bihar
Coordinates: 27°06′32″N 84°28′05″E / 27.10889°N 84.46806°E / 27.10889; 84.46806Coordinates: 27°06′32″N 84°28′05″E / 27.10889°N 84.46806°E / 27.10889; 84.46806
Country  India
State Bihar
District Paschim Champaran
Lok Sabha constituency Bagaha
Year abolished 2010

Shikarpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) (Hindi: शिकारपुर विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) was an assembly constituency in Paschim Champaran district in the Indian state of Bihar. It was reserved for scheduled castes.


It was part of Bagaha (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission of India, Shikarpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceased to exist in 2010.[2]

Election results[edit]

In the October 2005 state assembly elections Bhagirathi Devi of BJP won the Shikarpur (SC) assembly seat defeating her nearest rival Subodh Kumar of NCP. Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. In February 2005, Subodh Kumar of NCP defeated Bhagirathi Devi of BJP. In 2000, Bhagirathi Devi of BJP defeated Subodh Kumar of NCP. Bhola Ram Toofani of JD defeated Subodh Kumar representing BJP in 1995 and Narsingh Baitha of Congress in 1990. Narsingh Baitha of Congress defeated Bhola Ram Toofani of Janata Party in 1985. Sitaram Prasad of Congres defeated Narsingh Baitha of Congress (U) in 1980 and Dinanath Chandra of Janata Party in 1977.[3]


  1. ^ "General Elections, 2004 - Details for Assembly Segments of Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). 1. Bagaha. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Schedule – XIII of Constituencies Order, 2008 of Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies Order, 2008 of the Election Commission of India" (PDF). Schedule VI Bihar, Part A – Assembly constituencies, Part B – Parliamentary constituencies. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  3. ^ "4 - Shikarpur (SC) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-12-20.